Tomorrow's lawyers : an introduction to your future /

For Richard Susskind, best-selling author of The End of Lawyers?, the future of legal service will be neither Grisham nor Rumpole. Instead, he predicts a world of virtual courts, Internet-based global legal businesses, liberalized markets, commoditization and outsourcing, web-based simulated practic...

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Main Author: Susskind, Richard E
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The three drivers of change
  • Strategies for success
  • Commoditizing the law
  • Working differently
  • Disruptive legal technologies
  • The future for law firms
  • The shifting role of in-house lawyers
  • The timing of the changes
  • Access to justice and online legal services
  • Judges, IT, virtual courts, and ODR
  • New jobs for lawyers
  • Who will employ young lawyers?
  • Training lawyers for what?
  • Replacing the old training ground
  • Questions to ask employers
  • The long term